There are repeated calls for more consolidation in the European banking sector. The Bank of France has it clear: strength comes from the European banks merging with their neighbours on the continent.
European banks consolidation
J.L.M. Campuzano (Spanish Banking Association) | An interesting study from the ECB about the structure of the financial sector in Europe shows the increasing weighting in the non-banking financial sector’s assets and the consolidation carried out by the lenders.